Press Release Source: Allegiant Travel Company on Thursday November 3, 2011, 1:00 pm EDT
SAGINAW, Mich., Nov. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Allegiant (Nasdaq:ALGT – News) today inaugurates low-cost, nonstop seasonal travel service between Saginaw, Mich., and Orlando, Fla., via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is celebrating the new service with fares as low as $69.99* each way between the two cities. Guaranteeing the lowest prices on its hotel packages, customers will also save an additional $20* off their air when they book with an Allegiant-preferred hotel.
“we are extremely pleased to expand the Allegiant brand of low-fare, nonstop, jet service to the Saginaw community,” Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. “we are confident the community will appreciate the Allegiant brand of affordable and convenient air service, as well as the value of booking hotel rooms, car rentals and attraction tickets through us.”
“The non-stop Orlando service on Allegiant is a great addition for MBS,” stated MBS International Airport Manager, Jeff Nagel. “we are thrilled with their entrance into the market and this service will benefit the entire Great Lakes Bay Region”
The new flights will operate two times weekly between MBS International Airport (MBS) and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) with service Thursday and Sunday. Flights will depart Saginaw at 11:25 a.m. arriving in Orlando-Sanford at 1:55 p.m. Flights leaving Orlando-Sanford will depart at 8:10 a.m. arriving in Saginaw at 10:45 a.m. (all flight times are local).
with plenty of shopping, dining, outdoor activities and entertainment, Orlando offers vacationers the perfect getaway. Located in the heart of Central Florida, Orlando is home to the world’s most exciting theme parks including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld. Orlando’s famous International Drive is more than 10 miles long and features more than 100 hotels, 450 stores, several attractions and two major outlet malls. Orlando is also home to more than 175 golf courses, many of which were designed by pro golfers such as Greg Norman, Tom Watson, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.
Allegiant is more than an airline, it is a full-service travel company that offers great value to its customers through its hotel and car rental packages. The company partners with more than 40 hotels in the Orlando and Daytona Beach areas including: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, the Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort, Royal Plaza in the Walt Disney Resort, Regal Sun Resort, Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort, Holiday Inn Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort, Renaissance Orlando Resort and SeaWorld and Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld. Allegiant provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car.
Allegiant’s $69.99* one-way fare is limited, not available on all flights and must be purchased by Nov. 16, 2011, for complete travel by May 15, 2012. Reservations may be made through the company’s website at allegiant.com or by calling the company’s travel experts at 702-505-8888.
About the $69.99* one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. must be purchased by Nov. 16, 2011, for travel by may 15, 2012. Prices do not include PFC, segment tax or Sept. 11th security fee of up to $10.70 per segment. A segment is one take-off and one landing. A convenience fee of $17.00 per passenger is included in the introductory one-way fare. A fee of $14.99 per segment, will apply when purchased through Allegiant call centers. Purchases made at any Allegiant Airport Ticket Office will not incur a convenience or call center fee. for ticket counter hours of operation, please visit allegiant.com. when purchased at the time of booking, a checked bag fee of up to $19.99 per bag will apply per person, per segment. If purchased at flight check-in, a fee of $35 per checked bag, per person, per segment will apply for the first two bags checked. Additional higher fees will apply for three or more checked bags. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.
Allegiant, travel is our deal.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (Nasdaq:ALGT – News) has posted 35 consecutive quarters of profitability. The company is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations such as Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix-Mesa, Orlando, Fla., and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla. through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, the company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline offering air travel and hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel-related services. in 2011 and 2010 Allegiant ranked 64 and 25, respectively, on FORTUNE magazine’s Fastest-Growing Companies list. in 2010, Allegiant was ranked number one for low-cost carriers in Aviation Week’s top Performing Airline study. Receive breaking news from Allegiant by visiting Allegiant’s Facebook Fan Page at facebook.com/Allegiant or follow Allegiant on Twitter at twitter.com/allegianttravel.
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